A fighter jet has crashed in Spain as it returned from a military parade.
The Eurofighter crashed near the Los Llanos air base in Albacete south of Madrid.
The Spanish Air Force plane, came down near a large public park near Albacete called La Pulgosa.

Several Spanish newspapers quoted military sources confirming the pilot had not managed to eject from the cockpit before it crashed.
There were no immediate reports of any civilian casualties on the ground.
The jet was on its way back from participating in a military parade in Madrid to mark Hispanic Day, an annual national Bank Holiday commemorating when Christopher Columbus set foot in the Americas in 1492.
It was one of four Eurofighters that participated in the parade.

 

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